Keeping in touch with KPMG in Nigeria Alumni
M’fon Akpan Ebun Bolodeoku Adesuwa Ladoja Ademola Odeyemi Bayo Adeyemi Michael Ango
Excellence A Commitment to
In this issue
Seyi & Yomi’s Send-forth Our CSR Initiatives Picture story
Celebrating Exploits Achievements of KPMG Alumni
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am excited to welcome you to the latest edition of ‘Interactions’ Magazine, a publication exclusively dedicated to you, the highly esteemed Alumni of KPMG in Nigeria. Every year, Interactions showcases interesting news on members of our Alumni group. It also allows us the opportunity to share important developments at the Firm with you. In this edition, we continue with our tradition of highlighting examples of the exciting experiences of our Alumni after leaving the Firm. We also present an interesting collection of informative and lifestyle articles.
Nike Oyewolu Head Markets Operations KPMG in Nigeria
Like the popular African proverb says, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go with others”. This really sums up our view of the role of the Alumni network. Remember that as an Alumnus, you have access to various resources that will enable you to connect easily with other Alumni and the Firm. To do this, please visit the Alumni Page on the KPMG Nigeria website - https://home.kpmg. com/ng/en/home/alumni.html. There, you will find information on getting registered as an Alumnus, a link to the KPMG Alumni LinkedIn group, and so much more. We are continually open to your suggestions for advancing the KPMG Alumni network. Please feel free to send us any improvement ideas you may have via the contact details at the back of this magazine. Happy reading!
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Greetings from the National Senior Partner and the Chief Operating Officer
Tax: 30 Communications A Burden Nigeria Can Do Without
38 Celebrating Exploits
Laudable achievements by KPMG Alumni
Well Do You 39 How Know KPMG Crossword puzzle
Seyi & Yomi’s Send Forth
COVER STORY Ademola Odeyemi
Water: The Secret to Looking Younger? page 4
‘Free’ Foods That Fill You Up When You Diet
The KPMG Story
This is KPMG and this is our story
This is what we believe in
This is how we’l get there
When we unify behind our story we perform at our best.
– Lead by example – Respect the individual – Work together – Communicate openly
We will: – Drive a relentless focu quality and excellent s – Take a long-term, sust
New NSP & COO ANNOUNCEMENT Kunle Elebute and Victor Onyenkpa assumed office as the National Senior Partner and Chief Operating Officer respectively on the 1st of October, 2016. Prior to their appointment, Kunle was Head of the Advisory Services Division, a position he held from 2008, while Victor was Head of the Tax Services Division in the same period.
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At KPMG we have an unwavering commitment to deliver on our purpose to ‘Inspire Confidence and Empower Change’. We believe that KPMG people - employees at the Firm and our KPMG Alumni Network - are a strong team for change in our society; and believe that indeed we are stronger together. We value the relationships we continue to nurture with our Alumni and